Africans visit Start-up Nation in search of Israeli agricultural innovation

Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa will leverage Israeli innovation to help improve food security for the continent.

By: Batya Jerenberg, World Israel News

A delegation from the Alliance for a Green Revolution  in Africa (AGRA) just completed a two-day visit to Israel to learn about local companies that specialize in agriculture technology (agri-tech) that can be brought back to African farmers to upgrade their food production.

AGRA is backed by some of the biggest names in the non-profit world, including The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Food Program, as well as the Canadian, German and UK governments.

Its goal is to increase the incomes and food security of 30 million smallholder farm households across 11 African countries.

The group came as guests of Start-Up…

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